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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer

    BNP Paribas Open: Time is relative to Roger Federer
    The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement. Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
  • Film Review: 'The Mice Room'

    Six helmers -- Hend Bakr, Mohamed El-Hadidi, Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Nermeen Salem, Mayye Zayed and Mohamed Zedan -- contribute to "The Mice Room," an intriguing misfire with everyone directing, scripting and producing as a team (there's one editor). Not a...
  • Stephen Gallacher successfully defends title at Dubai Desert Classic

    Stephen Gallacher successfully defends title at Dubai Desert Classic
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a final-round 72 on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Emiliano Grillo of Argentina by one stroke. Gallacher fought back...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Serena Williams is bored with practice, ready for return at Dubai

    Serena Williams is bored with practice, ready for return at Dubai
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend. “My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...
  • Venus Williams wins first tennis title since 2012

    Venus Williams wins first tennis title since 2012
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates. The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
  • Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare

    Emirates adding non-stop daily flights from O'Hare
    Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.   The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
  • Boeing announces $95 billion in orders for 777X jet at Dubai Airshow

    Boeing announces $95 billion in orders for 777X jet at Dubai Airshow
    Boeing Co. said it has signed a record-breaking number of customer orders and commitments for the 777X, the aerospace giant's new twin-aisle commercial jet. The deals were signed the day Boeing formally launched the program at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. At...
  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
  • Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” project, which has...